On June 9th, 1534, Jacques Cartier diescovered the St. Lawerence River.
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On April 19th, 1775, the "shot heard 'round the world" was fired, beginning the Revolutionary War.
A thought for the day: Edward W. Howe said, If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
On this date in history:
In 1506, the cornerstone was placed for St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
In 1775, American patriot Paul Revere began his famous ride through the Massachusetts countryside, crying...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Italian Duchess Lucrezia Borgia in 1480
- lawyer Clarence Darrow in 1857
- conductor Leopold Stokowski in 1882
- musician Clarence Gatemouth Brown in 1924